Thursday Jul 17
Silicon Alley Insider
Bitcoin Evangelists Are Furious About New York's Proposed New Digital Currency Rules
This morning the New York Department of Financial Services released a draft proposal of how they would regulate Bitcoin businesses.
Wall Street Journal
VC Tim Draper Is Sole Winner of the U.S. Bitcoin Auction
Tim Draper, a well-known Silicon Valley venture capitalist and founding partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, was the sole winner in the U.S. Marshals Service's auction of 30,000 bitcoins that were seized as part of the October Silk Road bust, according to a post on the blog of Vaurum , a bitcoin exchange service in which Draper is an investor.
Bitcoin Auction Ends, Single Bidder Wins Entire Cache
A single bidder bought a large cache of bitcoins at an U.S. government auction, part of a larger pool of the virtual currency seized from the Silk Road website.
New York Business.com
Silicon Alley darling Tapad raises $7M in new capital
The multi-device advertising platform startup will look to expand its European operations after a second successful Series B round.
UPDATE 1-SecondMarket, Pantera outbid in bitcoin auction
SecondMarket and U.S. investment firm Pantera Capital, two of the more prominent bidders in the U.S. Marshals bitcoin auction, on Monday said they were outbid in their attempts to buy some of the nearly 30,000 coins sold late last week.
Bitcoin price jumps six percent as US Marshals' auction comes to a close
It's after 5 p.m. ET in New York, which means winners of the auction of seized Silk Road bitcoins conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service are starting to be notified.
5 founders on the prowl for millions of dollars in confiscated bitcoins
The UpTake: Not quite currency, not quite property, this massive bitcoin auction will be unlike anything we've quite seen before.
Bitcoin Auction Draws Wall Street, Silicon Valley Bidders
Buyers from Wall Street to Silicon Valley are lining up to bid on a cache of bitcoins worth $17.4 million, underscoring the interest in the digital currency even after its boom and bust.
Silicon Alley Insider
The Government Is About To Hold A Gigantic Bitcoin Auction - Here's How To Participate
The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning off nearly 30,000 Bitcoins worth $17.5 million on Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The coins come from the government's seizure of Silk Road's massive Bitcoin stash, worth more than $80 million.